Section 2. Tenant shall, within not more than twenty (20) days written request therefor, execute and return to Landlord or its mortgagee as required by Landlord from time to time and without cost to Landlord or such mortgagee, a statement in writing certifying that this Lease is unmodified and in full force and effect (or if modified, stating the modifications and that the Lease is in full force and effect as modified), the amount of the annual Rent then being paid hereunder, the dates to which the same, by instalment or otherwise, and other charges hereunder have been paid, whether or not there is any existing default on the part of Landlord of which Tenant has notice, and any other information reasonably required.
Section 1. Landlord covenants and warrants that it knows of no transportation, storage (including underground storage tanks), placement, handling, treatment, discharge, generation, production or disposal (treatment) of any waste, petroleum product, waste products, radioactive waste, poly-chlorinated biphenyls, asbestos, hazardous materials of any kind, or any substance which is regulated by any law, statute, ordinance, rule or regulation (Hazardous Materials), by Landlord or any other person or entity (including other tenants) on or around the Leased Premises prior to the Tenant taking possession of the Leased Premises.
Section 2. Landlord hereby agrees it will indemnify, defend, save and hold harmless Tenant and Tenants officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, invitees, licensees, subtenants, customers or contractors and their respective heirs, successors, and assigns (collectively Indemnified Parties/Tenant) against and from, and to reimburse the Indemnified Parties/Tenant with respect to, any and all damages, claims, liabilities, loss, costs, and expenses (including reasonable and actual attorneys fees and expenses, court costs, administrative costs and costs of appeals), incurred by or asserted against the Indemnified Parties/Tenant by reason of or arising out of: (a) the breach of any representation or undertaking of Landlord of its agents, employees, heirs, successors, or assigns under Section 1 of this Article or (b) arising out of any act or negligence or violation of any law, statute, ordinance, rule or regulation with respect to the treatment or handling of Hazardous Materials at any time by Landlord, its agents, employees, contractors, other tenants or their respective heirs, successors or assigns. Further, Tenant shall not be responsible or liable for any violation of any environmental law during the Term of this Lease not caused by Tenant or an employee, authorized agent or invitee of Tenant.
Section 3. Except for ordinary and general office supplies, such as copier toner, liquid paper, glue, ink and common household cleaning materials, and motor vehicle fuel stored in fuel tanks of motor vehicles used on site in compliance with all environmental laws (some or all of which may constitute Hazardous Materials), Tenant agrees not to cause or permit any Hazardous Materials to be brought upon, stored, used, handled, generated, released or disposed of on, in, under or about the Leased Premises, without the prior written consent of Landlord, which consent Landlord may withhold in its sole and absolute discretion. Upon the expiration or earlier termination of this Lease, Tenant agrees to promptly remove from the Leased Premises, at its sole cost and expense, any and all Hazardous Materials, including any equipment or systems